Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming apply now

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW

Team UW Successful at Race for the Cure

August 22, 2011

The University of Wyoming was the largest school group represented and was second in total funds raised during the recent Race for the Cure at the State Capitol in Cheyenne.

UW's 141 participants raised more than $5,530 to help fight breast cancer. In all, more than 2,000 individuals on 79 teams raised more than $200,000 during this year's race.

"Thanks to everyone who contributed their time and money for this worthwhile cause," says Wilma Varga, assistant to the provost and Team UW captain. "It is wonderful to see the UW community come together for such an important event."

The Race for the Cure benefits the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization supporting breast cancer research. Since its inception in 1982, the organization has raised more than $1.5 billion for research, education and health services, making it the world's largest breast cancer charity.

Share This Page:

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon